Campaigns Underway

By Don Davis Minnesota’s 2014 election campaign really got underway Monday. Republicans were looking to make a dent in Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party domination of state government, while Democrats sought ways to keep almost total power in state government. Both sides expressed optimism as they launched campaigns after weekend state political conventions. Statewide Republican-endorsed candidates flew around…
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House, Dayton Put Minnesota Closer To Medical Marijuana

Friday was a good day for Jeremy Pauling and others who long have worked to make medical marijuana legal in Minnesota. An overwhelming House vote favored medical marijuana, then Gov. Mark Dayton said he could sign the House bill into law.

House Budget Bill Leans Toward Greater Minnesota

Much of the money in the Minnesota House’s plan to tweak the state’s two-year budget would go to greater Minnesota.

Leaders Meet The Press

Legislative Notebook: TV Commercial Blasts Dayton Medical Marijuana Stand

A group supporting medical marijuana is buying television commercial time to attack Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s opposition to a bill stalled in the Legislature.